How Long Do Clams Live?

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The lifespan of a clam depends on what specific type of clam it is and its living conditions. The oldest living clam, a quahog clam, is said to have lived to be about 400 years old. It came from the Icelandic coast.
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1. Rinse the clams with fresh, cool water. Keep clam shells intact at all times. Removing shells will kill the clams. 2. Place the clams onto a baking tray or in an open air container
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It lives in the deep sea. and lake. they are very picky animals. its takes the jaw of life or a scissors to open their shell.They live in deep sea vents, salt water and at the bottom
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1. Have snails and goldfish. They produce a meal for your clam. Ad. 2. Provide sand. Clams like to hide and feel safe (don't worry if the clam gets dirty, the snails will clean him)
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Store live shellfish in a shallow dish covered with damp towels or paper towels. Never put
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Most clams have a lifespan between 5-20 years. Some clams are the oldest living creatures in the world and can be dated back to 140 years ago. You can find more information here: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/MRP/shellfish/bayclams/FAQ.asp
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